Mandan News

Fishbeck qualifies for national speech tournament

Seventeen members of the Mandan Speech Team recently competed in the National Qualifying Tournament, which was held in Mandan at the Seven Seas on April 21 and 22. The following individuals from Mandan competed in the event: Elyssa Bickford, Maddy Jansky, Ashlyn Quintus, Hannah Jacobson, Matty Singer, Carter Tomac, Klynton Lundstrom, Mitch Hersch, Hannah Fishbeck, Adam Michal, Taylor Jung, Jordan Aldrich, Shae Skager, Billy Fleck, Levi Schlosser, Elley Cannard and Kristian Stenslie.

Hannah Fishbeck qualified for the national tournament and Mitch Hersch, Shae Skager and Matty Singer were named alternates. The national tournament will be held in mid-June in Birmingham, Ala.

The public is invited to attend the MHS Speech and Debate Banquet, which will be held on Tuesday, May 14, starting at 7 p.m. at the Middle School Cafetorium. The speech team is coached by Pat Pins, Annette Bender and Amy Vetter.